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Florida Trend Recognizes Podhurst Orseck Attorneys in 2021 Florida Legal Elite

Posted on July 08, 2021

Florida Trend Recognizes Podhurst Orseck Attorneys in 2021 Florida Legal Elite  MIAMI – July 7, 2021 – The 2021 edition of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite has recognized three Podhurst Orseck attorneys. Now in its 18th year, the Florida Legal Elite presents the state’s top licensed and practicing attorneys selected by their peers. Aaron Podhurst […]

Chambers USA 2021 Ranks Podhurst Orseck Attorneys and Practices

Posted on June 08, 2021

Chambers USA 2021 Ranks Podhurst Orseck Attorneys and Practices More than half of Podhurst Orseck partners along with three practices are recognized among the nation’s leading law firms in annual rankings. MIAMI – June 08, 2021 – The 2021 edition of Chambers USA, one of the most prestigious legal publications in the world, recognizes seven […]

How Miami Attorney Kristina Infante Became a Litigation Leader at the Dawn of Her Career

Posted on June 07, 2021

Litigator Kristina Infante’s early start in law placed her in some important rooms for important moments, albeit as a “lowly intern.” By Raychel Lean | June 07, 2021 When Podhurst Orseck’s Kristina Infante was an undergrad in college, she was already a fully fledged ”Supreme Court junkie,” who jumped at the chance to work on Northwestern University’s “Oyez […]

Litigation Departments of the Year: Podhurst Orseck is a National Class Action Heavyweight

Posted on June 01, 2021

Podhurst Orseck’s office in Miami. Photo: J. Albert Diaz. Firm: Podhurst Orseck We don’t think of ourselves as a business or law firm, but part of the Podhurst family and that extends to our employees’ families and our clients,” the firm’s managing partners said. By Raychel Lean | June 01, 2021 Responses by managing partners Steven Marks and Peter […]

How Litigation Firms Moved Forward While Courts Were Largely Halted

Posted on April 30, 2021

Podhurst Orseck, PA,  managing partners, Steven Marks and Peter Prieto, head of the Miami firm’s commercial and class action practice By Raychel Lean and Jonathan Ringel | April 30, 2021 Litigation-based firms braced for severe business interruptions when the pandemic descended, and while the absence of trials had its effect, in many places, court dockets […]

Litigation Leaders: Peter Prieto Discusses the 3 Big Opportunities of 2021

Posted on April 26, 2021

For more than 25 years, Podhurst Orseck partner Peter Prieto has focused his practice on complex commercial litigation, including class actions and white-collar criminal defense. He has represented clients in an array of civil litigation, including business and employment disputes, health care, antitrust, product liability, anti-corruption law and class action litigation. Prieto serves as the […]

Lawyers Avoid Sanctions But Client Can’t Escape $5M Judgment, Attorney Fees

Posted on April 22, 2021

Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal ruled that counsel for Continental Motors Inc. have dodged Miami-Dade Circuit Court-imposed sanctions. However, Ricardo M. Martinez-Cid and Lea P. Bucciero, partners at Podhurst Orseck in Miami who represented widow Carly Johnson, said opposing counsel’s client is still on the hook for attorney fees and a multimillion-dollar lower court […]

MDL and Class Action Trends Take Center Stage at Miami Forum

Posted on April 20, 2021

By Peter Prieto and Benjamin Widlanski | April 20, 2021 When Congress passed the Multidistrict Litigation Act in 1968, no judge or lawyer today could have foreseen the extent to which MDLs would eventually dominate the federal docket. MDLs compose more than half the federal docket nationwide: the 185 MDLs currently pending represent more than […]

Airlines pull Boeing Max jets to inspect electrical systems

Posted on April 09, 2021

Airlines are pulling dozens of Boeing 737 Max planes out of service again, this time to inspect them for a possible electrical problem. By DAVID KOENIG and MICHELLE CHAPMAN AP Business Writers, April 9, 2021, 2:27 PM

Inside the List: Insurers have advantage in pandemic-related business interruption lawsuits

Posted on April 09, 2021

By Jessica Bryant  –  Data Reporter, South Florida Business Journal, Apr 9, 2021, 7:12am EDT Steven Marks was unsurprised as Podhurst Orseck saw a surge of insurance lawsuits over the last year. He’d predicted just that back in May as businesses continued to experience financial loss as a result of Covid-19. What he couldn’t know at the time […]